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Ten fishermen arrested for illegal fishing in Bhitarkanika

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by the Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Odisha for illegal fishing activity in the core area of the Park, posing a danger to estuarine crocodiles and aquatic species.

Odisha govt suspends controversial IPS officer Gajbhiye

Amid mounting pressure from opposition parties and lawyers, Odisha government on Thursday placed IPS officer Satish Kumar Gajbhiye under suspension in wake of alleged police excess on the demonstrators in Kendrapara district last week.

Probe into fake godman Sarathi Baba's activity broadens

The Odisha crime branch police has broadened its investigation into the activity of arrested godman Sarathi Baba alias Santosh Roul.

Odisha: Farmer's son bags civil service examination

The 28-year-old son of a BPL farmer from a remote village in Odisha's Kendrapara district has cracked the coveted civil service examination.

Ten fishermen held in Odisha

Ten fishermen have been taken into custody by forest personnel on charge of trespassing into prohibited water-zone of Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Pregnant woman has close shave in Odisha hospital

A 25-year-old pregnant woman admitted in a government-run hospital at Aul in Odisha's Kendrapara district for child delivery had a close shave as the ceiling came crashing down and fell on the patient`s bed.

Odisha district beset by ATM frauds

Frequent cases of fraudulent withdrawal of cash from ATM booths in Odisha's Kendrapara district have made account-holders nervous and bank authorities concerned.

Cockfights turns into gambling activity in Kendrapara

Cockfights, an old traditional bloody game, have turned into a major gambling activity in several villages of Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Two poachers held near Bhitarkanika National Park

Two poachers were arrested with two dead birds at Amarabati close to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, forest officials said Wednesday.

Slow receding water add to woes of flood-hit people in Odisha

Odisha government on Monday rushed health teams, stepped up disinfection and relief activities as the death toll due to floods stood at 45.

Kendrapara youth in Iraqi jail likely to be released soon

It was a nightmarish ordeal overseas for an unemployed youth from a village in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

International defender now runs paan shop in Odisha

Rashmita Patra, a 23-year-old woman of Aul block in Kendrapara district, runs a small betel leaves shop. So, what`s the big deal?

Polling official dies after slipping from lorry

An official on poll duty died when he slipped from a lorry carrying polling personnel to a polling station in Kendrapara district.

Girl student complains of molestation in Odisha

A girl student of a private college at Pattmundai in Odisha`s Kendrapara district was allegedly molested by the managing director of the institution, police said.

Schoolgirl gang-raped by two youth in Odisha

A minor school girl was allegedly gang-raped by two drunken youth in Odisha`s Kendrapara district, police said.

NCW probe begins into dalit girl burning case

The NCW began its probe into the fatal burning of a minor girl at Kharnasi village under Mahakalpada police station in Odisha`s Kendrapara district.

Jilted lover sets afire 15-yr-old girl in Odisha

A jilted lover allegedly set a 15-year-old girl on fire apparently after being rejected by her at Kharinasi village in Kendrapara district of Odisha.

Woman burnt alive by `mentally unstable` hubby

A 33-year-old woman was burnt alive allegedly by her husband, who "appeared to be mentally unstable”, at Jamadhar village in Kendrapara district, the police said.

15 year-old tortured in custody, departmental custody ordered

A 15-year-old Dalit boy was allegedly tortured in custody in Odisha`s Kendrapara district triggering an outrage among locals.

Orissa floods: 978 pregnant women marooned

NRHM is a central scheme that provides health care services to rural households.